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Bachelor of Science in Information Technology

Information Technology is changing continuously and rapidly. Globalization and liberalization are radically reshaping technologically, the Information Technology development practices.

The Bachelor of Science Information Technology programme shall provide an interdisciplinary approach for training Information Technology professionals who need working competency in all sectors of the economy.

Why study the programme
The programmes will therefore provide Information Technology graduates with a real world technological experience that will prepare them into the fields of Information Technology for the economic growth and prosperity of the region and world at large.

Target Groups
O level, A level graduates and Diploma in information technology holders who wish to take a career  in Information Technology sector as programmers, web developers, database designers and administrators, networking among others.
Programme Objectives

  1. To provide students with a broad base knowledge of  Information Technology in order to manage the information in modern world.
  2. To provide an understanding of perspectives that form the context of Information Technology.
  3. To provide graduates with practical real world examples of equipment and services found in modern world.
  4. To provide  Information Technology graduates with general knowledge and life skills such as HIV/AIDS, Entrepreneurship, Communication skills etc .
  5. To produce an  Information Technology professional whose qualification will be recognized in the world of modern world

Entry Requirements

i)    KCSE or equivalent certificate with a minimum of C+ and grade C (plain) in both mathematics and English or similar grades in an equivalent examination approved by the University Senate.

ii)    KACE or equivalent Certificate with a minimum of the principal passes and O level Credit in Mathematics and English Language.
iii)     Diploma in relevant disciplines in the field of information technology from an institution recognized by the university senate.
iv)    A holder of KCSE certificate or equivalent with a mean aggregate of C(plain) with C (plain) in Mathematic and English  with a pre-university certificate from Mount Kenya University.

Exemptions and credit transfers
A maximum of 15 credit transfers for diploma holders of I.T. and related diplomas recognised by the Mount Kenya University senate for individual subjects where students have attained a credit and above

Programme duration
4 Academic  years

Programme start dates
Every January, May and Sept

Duration and Fees

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